Category Archives: Resources

Autism Medical Information Support Group 26 February 2013

This is a free information support group for family members of individuals with autism. We discuss autism medical research information from medical articles and conferences. Continue reading

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Autism Medical Information Support Group 22 January 2013

This is a free information support group for family members of individuals with autism. We discuss autism medical research information from medical articles and conferences. Continue reading

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Family Social – Saturday 19 January 2013

Looking for opportunities to help your kids socialize? Ready to get the family out of the house for a little while? We have the answer for you! The ARROAutism Westside Family and Community Center is pleased to be able to … Continue reading

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2011 Sean’s Run From Autism

Sean’s Run from Autism is the best way for runners to get an early start on the season while doing good. Entry fees, merchandise sales and sponsorship tent monies all directly benefit the Autism Research and Resources of Oregon. Continue reading

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Sensory Processing Disorders Connect Portland

Teresa’s mission and passion is to help families find the help they need for their sensory child – no matter what the diagnosis. There are so many great people, places and therapies that help kids with sensory challenges “hidden in plain sight” – let’s shine a big ‘ol light on them! Continue reading

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HollyRod Foundation iPads Giveaway

Following its 2010 Holiday Giving Campaign, The HollyRod Foundation will be giving Apple iPads to eligible people diagnosed with Autism. Continue reading

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Jonathan Chase – Autism Speaker

Jonathan Chase is an adult with Asperger’s Syndrome living in Portland, Oregon. For over ten years he has worked as a professional musician and now splits his time between music and advocacy work for the Autism community. Amongst his various activities, Jonathan : Continue reading

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ARRO Holiday Assistance Project

It can happen to anyone! It is tough having a child with autism. If you also have financial difficulties during the holidays it can be truly overwhelming. Your child with autism does not understand. And there is no way to explain it to him or her. It’s even worse if there are siblings who are overwhelmingly disappointed too. This tips your family over the edge. Continue reading

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Simons Simplex Collection Project

Who: The University of Washington Autism Center (UWAC) Purpose: The Simons Simplex Collection (SSC) project is a new initiative to search for the causes of autism. Earlier research efforts studied multiplex families, or families with more than one child with autism. The current … Continue reading

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Heart of Sailing

The Heart of Sailing Foundation is expanding into the Portland, Oregon area. In November, 2007 they held a “Day Sail”, inviting children with autism and their families to go sailing for a few hours on the Columbia river. Donilee McGinnis … Continue reading

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